Historians in Trouble Plagiarism, Fraud, and Politics in the Ivory Tower

ISBN-10: 1595581596

ISBN-13: 9781595581594

Edition: 2007

Authors: Jon Wiener

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The revealing and much-discussed look behind the scenes of recent headline-grabbing controversies in the history profession. Widely reviewed and discussed upon its hardcover publication, "Historians in Trouble" is investigative journalist and historian Jon Wiener's "incisive and entertaining" ("New Statesman," UK) account of several of the most notorious history scandals of the last few years. Focusing on a dozen key controversies ranging across the political spectrum and representing a wide array of charges, Wiener seeks to understand why some cases make the headlines and end careers, while others do not. He looks at the well-publicized cases of Michael Bellesiles, the historian of gun culture accused of research fraud; accused plagiarists and "celebrity historians" Stephen Ambrose and Doris Kearns Goodwin; Pulitzer Prize-winner Joseph J. Ellis, who lied in his classroom at Mount Holyoke about having fought in Vietnam; and the allegations of misconduct by Harvard's Stephan Thernstrom and Emory's Elizabeth Fox-Genovese, who nevertheless were appointed by George W. Bush to the National Council on the Humanities. As the Bancroft Prize-winning historian Linda Gordon wrote in "Dissent," Wiener's "very readable book...reveal[s] not only scholarly misdeeds but also recent increases in threats to free debate and intellectual integrity."
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Book details

List price: $15.95
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: New Press, The
Publication date: 4/1/2007
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 272
Size: 5.00" wide x 7.25" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 0.594
Language: English

Jon Wieneris Professor of History at the University of California, Irvine. Among his books areGimme Some Truth: The John Lennon FBI Files(UC Press) andHistorians in Trouble: Plagiarism, Fraud and Power in the Ivory Tower.

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